As Ali Takes Over From Dikko At NCS

Colonel Hameed Ali (rtd) yesterday, assumed duty as Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS). As he did so, he must be aware that stakeholders will assess him by the accomplishments of his predecessor in office, Alhaji Abdullahi Dikko Inde who retired voluntarily on August 17. Inde’s action was

Man bounces back to life after three days in morgue

A 70 year old man might have cheated death when he bounced back to life after spending over 30 hours in a mortuary in Makurdi, the Benue state capital. Doctors at a private hospital in the town had on Saturday, August 26, 2015, certified Amos Otene dead at 4. 30

Photos: Yemi Alade, Jaywon arrive New York for NEA Awards

(Yemi Alade and Martin Fayomi in New York. Photo: Filed) Some Nigerian pop stars have arrived in the city of New York ahead of the 10th edition of the Nigerian Entertainment Awards (NEA) scheduled to hold on Sunday September 6, 2015 at the NYU Skirball Performing Arts Center in New York

Lawyer, others tackle SON over alleged irregularities

Protests have continued to trail the activities of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria in Anambra State, prompting the call to the Federal Government to overhaul the agency. It will be recalled that no fewer than 300 workers in an Onitsha based company staged a protest against the organisation last week

Special Marshals build N11m hall for FRSC in Calabar

Special Marshals in Cross River State has built an N11 million multipurpose hall through direct labour for the Federal Road Safety Corps in Calabar, the Cross River State. This is as the special marshals disclosed on Friday, their plans to equip the hall and office complex built for the state

Group petitions Assembly over illegal eviction of residents

“This is very callous and inhumane and this demolition and eviction were carried out despite heavy downpour. “Our further enquiry into the matter and discussion with the task force revealed that the eviction of residents from the said property was purportedly in execution of a 48hr “abatement of nuisance” notice

A New Sheriff Is In Town

Some call it the Buhari bounce; Others describe it as the Buhari effect. Yet some others say it is the Buhari aura. One thing is however crystal clear.

Senate uncovers fraud in waivers policy

The Senate Ad-Hoc Committee on Waivers has recorded a major breakthrough in its anti-corruption crusade as it uncovered many ways in which the waivers policy was being used to defraud the country of billions of naira. It was discovered that importers and relevant government agencies were involved in the deal

UK sentences Nigerian to jail for murder

A 39-year-old Nigerian, Adebayo Ekun, has been sentenced to life imprisonment in London over the murder of 18-year-old Marcus Hall in 2001. Ekun was said to be part of a gang that beat and stabbed Hall to death 14 years ago, leaving him dying in the street, according to a

Buhari congratulates Fearon on appointment

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Most Rev. Josiah Idowu-Fearon on his appointment as the Secretary-General of the Consultative Council of the Anglican Communion Worldwide.

Kaduna: 100 days of controversy

For the Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufa’i, the past 100 days since he assumed office may have proved to be a mixed grill of activities with controversy trailing virtually all his actions so far. The post Kaduna: 100 days of controversy appeared first on Vanguard News.

UEFA EURO 2016: Five players to watch in France

France are coming together nicely under Didier Deschamps but there is still plenty of time for players to force themselves (back) into the reckoning ahead of UEFA EURO 2016. The post UEFA EURO 2016: Five players to watch in France appeared first on Vanguard News.

A New Sheriff in Town – By Femi Adesina

Written by Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Buhari, Femi Adesina Some call it the Buhari bounce. Others describe it as the Buhari effect. Yet some others say it is the Buhari aura.

Oliseh begins real coaching

Coach Sunday Oliseh will be having his first taste of competitive football action this afternoon, when he leads the Super Eagles to battle Tanzania in a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Dar es Salaam National Stadium. The post Oliseh begins real coaching appeared first on Vanguard News.